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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

1081  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) was born on this day in history.  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on this day in history.  

1587  On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  On this day in history birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  On this day in history birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

1628  On this day in history birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  On this day in history birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

1635  On this day in history birth of luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709)  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) was born on this day in history.  

1668  On this day in history birth of jean Gilles, composer  

1735  John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815) was born on this day in history.  

1763  Edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834) was born on this day in history.  

1767  Abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28) was born on this day in history.  

1777  On this day in history birth of filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist  

1779  John White, composer was born on this day in history.  

1786  Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank was born on this day in history.  

1787  On this day in history birth of johann Ludwig Bohner, composer  

1788  On this day in history birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  On this day in history birth of archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831)  

1788  On this day in history birth of pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874)  

1791  On this day in history birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

1792  On this day in history birth of lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo)  

1805  On this day in history birth of john Bigler, American politician (d. 1871)  

1805  On this day in history birth of orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878)  

1810  Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik) was born on this day in history.  

1812  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on this day in history.  

1814  On this day in history birth of johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist  

1814  Thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on this day in history.  

1815  George Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883 was born on this day in history.  

1815  Lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 was born on this day in history.  

1817  John Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 was born on this day in history.  

1817  Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  On this day in history severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on this day in history.  

1107  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

1336  On this day in history giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on this day in history.